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When God Sends a Storm

God thunders wondrously with his voice; he does great things that we cannot comprehend. Job 37:5 Monday morning, I awoke wondering whether the little island off Tampa Bay we’ve come to love had survived Irma’s vengeance. My parents fell in love with Anna Maria Island, FL about six years ago after stumbling upon it on […]

Are You Under the Influence?

And having disarmed the powers and authorities, he [Jesus] made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them by the cross. Colossians 2:15 (NIV) Anybody else sensing a darkness creeping in on the body of Christ like a thick fog? Anxiety and fear have become common place, surfacing in places we never expected to see […]

Broken and Given Away

“I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever. And the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh.” John 6:51 We spend a lot of time talking about the Bread of Life. But very few of us […]

Faith that Moves God

For all the promises of God find their Yes in him [Christ]. That is why it is through him that we utter our Amen to God for his glory. 2 Corinthians 1:20 This past year has been a challenging one for my family. I’m sure you can probably relate. Life is just hard sometimes, especially […]

When God Sends the Rain

For I will pour water on the thirsty land, and streams on the dry ground; I will pour my Spirit upon your offspring, and my blessing on your descendants. Isaiah 44:3 Monday night I stood in the rain with some beautiful sisters in Christ. Some of them I had never met before. I don’t even […]

The Gift You Don’t Know You Have

“Would that all the Lord’s people were prophets, that the Lord would put his Spirit on them!” Numbers 11:29 The words in our opening scripture came from the mouth of Moses. He said them in response to concern that men in the camp were found prophesying in the Spirit. Up to that moment, that job […]

Have you Discovered Your Promised Land?

You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore. Psalm 16:11 What are you really after, beloved? As Christians, most of us say that we seek God. But if we’re honest, I think many of us have been tricked into […]

Faith that Promises Power!

For the kingdom of God does not consist in talk but in power. 1 Corinthians 4:20 You probably love the message found in our opening scripture. I do. It holds a beautiful promise. Our faith isn’t limited to words and creeds. It promises power. But I have to ask, dear one. Are you experiencing that […]

Are You Washing Your Clothes?

Yet you have still a few names in Sardis, people who have not soiled their garments, and they will walk with me in white, for they are worthy. Revelation 3:4 ESV You might be surprised at how many times scripture references clothes. Particularly washed clothes. We find our opening scripture in Jesus’ address to one […]